Stater of Thourioi (Thurium) with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Lucania, Thourioi (Thurium)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0142.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.18 gm.

Accession Number

04.369

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena right in crested Athenian helmet.
On the helmet Skylla’s right arm lowered; left arm outstretched.
Reverse: Bull butting right, head facing three-quarters left.
Inscription in Greek above.
Plain ground line.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 114); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund